The Beatles were sick and tired of their “mop top” movie image. Edgy playwright Joe Orton stepped in – but it went sideways fast.
It seems like a great idea: get the best players in rock to join forces in a “supergroup.” But there are other issues that come with talent.
“Layla” — the work of Eric Clapton with Derek and the Dominos — is a staple now. But 50 years ago, it didn’t make much of a splash.